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Meal Prep Garlic Pork Tenderloin with Orzo

This meal prep garlic pork tenderloin with orzo is a great lunch or dinner. Tender pork in a garlic rub served over herbed orzo and roasted asparagus. Not only is this a super simple meal but it is also very quick to make! Roasting pork tenderloin on a sheet pan is so easy and makes clean up a breeze. Herbed orzo is a nice substitute to rice, you could also substitute steamed rice or other cooked pasta.

sliced tenderloin
raw asparagus on a sheet pan

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Quick Steps:

  • Preheat oven
  • Coat pork in garlic rub
  • Roast until tender
  • Toss asparagus in oil, salt, and pepper
  • Roast until tender
  • Cook orzo according to package instructions
  • Toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and fresh herbs
  • Evenly divide between meal prep containers
  • Store and enjoy

Cost Breakdown:

  • Pork Tenderloin – $4.32 (on sale)
  • Orzo – $2.20
  • Asparagus – $2.79
  • Garlic – $1.10
  • Dill – $2
  • Basil – $.70
  • Parsley – $.25
  • Olive Oil – $.90
  • Seasoning – $.70

Total: $14.96

Per Serving (5 servings): $2.99

Rub the pork tenderloin with the garlic rub prior to baking

bowl full of herbed orzo with fresh dill

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meal prep container with herbed orzo, asparagus, and pork tenderloin

Instructions:

Orzo:

  • Cook orzo according to package directions, allow to cool. In a mixing bowl combine the cooked orzo, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and fresh herbs. Stir to combine.

Asparagus:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, place trimmed asparagus on a sheet pan, drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes, or until tender.

Pork:

  • In a small mixing bowl combine the olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, minced garlic, and paprika. Rub evenly on the pork tenderloin. Place on a sheet pan and bake a 375 for 22-25 minutes or until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F. Once done, let rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
  • Evenly divide the orzo into five meal prep bowls. Top with roasted asparagus and sliced pork. Seal and store.

Meal Prep Garlic Pork Tenderloin with Orzo

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Course: Lunch
Keyword: Easy Lunch, Meal planning, Pork
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 504kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

For the orzo:

  • 1 1/2 cups Dry orzo, cooked according to package instructions
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • Fresh dill, parsley, and basil, chopped finely
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the asparagus:

  • 2 lbs. Asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper

For the pork:

  • 1 – 1 1/2 lb. Pork tenderloin
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced

Instructions:

For the orzo:

  • Cook orzo according to package directions, allow to cool. In a mixing bowl combine the cooked orzo, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and fresh herbs. Stir to combine.

For the asparagus:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, place trimmed asparagus on a sheet pan, drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes, or until tender.

For the pork:

  • In a small mixing bowl combine the olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, minced garlic, and paprika. Rub evenly on the pork tenderloin. Place on a sheet pan and bake a 375 for 22-25 minutes or until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F. Once done, let rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
  • Evenly divide the orzo into five meal prep bowls. Top with roasted asparagus and sliced pork. Seal and store.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 504 kcal | Carbohydrates: 44 g | Protein: 57 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 147 mg | Sodium: 1696 mg | Potassium: 1407 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 1440 IU | Vitamin C: 12 mg | Calcium: 84 mg | Iron: 7 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

cooked and sliced pork tenderloin

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